SOUTH AUSTRALIA: From Adelaide to the Barossa

Sydney-sider Kate Ayrton heads south to discover the culinary delights and natural wonders of SA. South Australia is like the redheaded stepchild of Australia – often overlooked because of her more popular sister states, New South Wales and Victoria – but in fact the one with more personality, style and substance. From the coast to the desert, through farmland, bushland, wine country, and along … [Read more...]

Explore SANTA BARBARA’S Bountiful Food and Wine this Autumn

Fall is the perfect time to visit Santa Barbara and experience a cornucopia of seasonal produce and, with the grape harvest in and crush on, a bounty of complementary wines for exciting food and wine pairings. Linger over the vibrant produce and culinary offerings at the Farmer’s Market on State Street and then take a walk along the Urban Wine Trail, sipping and sampling a variety of wines and … [Read more...]

FOOD BUZZ: Top Chefs Honored at LIVE & DINE LA

In conjunction with celebrating their annual restaurant issue, Angeleno Magazine is hosting their 10th Annual LIVE & DINE LA event this Sunday, July 22nd, honoring LA's top chefs and restauranteurs. Food aficionados will be spoiled for choice as they indulge in dozens of top tastings from LA’s most acclaimed chefs, along with award-winning wines and spirits, live music and culinary … [Read more...]

Outstanding in the Field Brings Their al Fresco Feasting to Hawaii

Oah’u, Maui, Kauai and the island of Hawaii will each host one of these “table to farm” onsite artisanal feasts in January, 2012 In January, Outstanding in the Field, the California-based "restaurant without walls" that has inspired pop-up supper clubs across North America and around the world, makes its first-ever visit to Hawaii to celebrate the New Year with four dinner events at four farms … [Read more...]

Be A Winemaker For A Day In Mendoza, Argentina

Globetrotter David Jenison visits the Vines of Mendoza Blending Lab in Argentina and explains how to take your own experience home in a bottle. Bordeaux wine is one of the most famous blends in the world, and only six varietals are allowed in this French classic. Did you know Malbec is one of them? Mendoza and Malbec go together like Russia and vodka, but the resurging grape hails from … [Read more...]

Back to the Farm with Outstanding in the Field

The foodie free spirits known as Outstanding in the Field have just released their 2009 summer schedule, including dates and sites, so you can make plans with your family and friends to purchase tickets. OITF operate like a roaming culinary circus, bringing drama, style, taste, and magic to their feasts by setting up their al fresco signature long table at farms all across the country.  The idea … [Read more...]